Burt Edwards, Richmond Native and former resident of Monroe Ward passed away last Monday in his Manhattan apartment. While Burt was well known in the local acting community for the many parts he played at the Barksdale Theater, most people didn’t know of his advocacy work on behalf of downtown Richmond. He was a reader and supporter [...]
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via RVANews: It’s pronounced foo-SHAY. or is it FoOSHE?
via RVANews: The Richmond Comedy Coalition announced this week it will have its own theater later this summer, allowing the group to centralize its productions and classes as well as increase the number of its performances. “We’re incredibly excited,” said Matt Newman, member and a managing director of the Richmond Comedy Coalition (RCC). “We’ve had [...]
Shockoe News reports that Federal Coffee and Tea located at 611 E Franklin St is closing for reasons only characterized as a “massive act of betrayal”. Stay tuned.
Serial Yarn Bomber Knitorius M.E.G has struck again in Greater Jackson Ward, this time at the corner of Belvidere and Leigh Streets in a subversive attempt to make people smile. Will there be no end to this menace? I hope not. Knitorius M.E.G. on Facebook
4th Precinct BURGLARY 2/6/13 10:00 a.m. – 2:10 p.m. 400 block of West Marshall Street An unknown person(s) broke into the residence and stole a dog.
From Richmond Bizsense: Norman Jemal, principal and senior vice president at Douglas Development Co., said Friday that the Washington-based developer plans to redevelop the 23-story Central National Bank building into apartments this year. “We think it’s a gem,” Jemal said. “We love what’s happening in the neighborhood, and with every development in the area it [...]
From the RTD: The two victims were knocked to the ground but not seriously injured in the robbery, which occurred at 11:39 p.m. in the 1100 block of West Marshall Street, just north of the school’s Siegel Center. Richmond police later arrested two suspects, but a third remained at large this morning. Police said the [...]
More pictures of Franklin Street and the Kent Valentine House
Only a crust of snow remained on the roof and sidewalks the Richmond Coliseum this morning. How’s the snow in your neighborhood?
From NBC 12:
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - An 11-story apartment building in Richmond has been condemned following a water leak that flooded the structure. Firefighters evacuated the Grace Place apartment building after the leak occurred Tuesday.